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us: De Paris, Wilbur

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    • us: Paris, Wilbur de
    • us: DeParis, Wilbur
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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1900-01-11
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1973-01-03
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Crawfordsville (Ind.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Rampart Street Paraders
        • Organization: (naf) Louis Armstrong Orchestra
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    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Trombonists
          (lcsh) Jazz musicians
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        • found: His Over & over [SR] p1970: label (Wilbur de Paris)
        • found: Reclams Jazz Führer (De Paris, Wilbur, trombone, b. 1-11-1900, Crawfordsville, Ind.)
        • found: Rare cuts, well done. # 13, Lagniappe, 2007: container (Wilbur DeParis)
        • found: Wikipedia, Mar. 21, 2014 (Wilbur de Paris; January 11, 1900-January 3, 1973)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 12 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (De Paris, Wilbur; trombonist, jazz musician; born 11 January 1900 in Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States; after he had switched to trombone, sometime between 1919 and 1922, he joined Billy and Mary Mack's Merrymakers and traveled with them to New Orleans, where he sat in with the trumpeter Louis Armstrong at Tom Anderson's Cabaret and worked with Armand Piron's orchestra; in 1925 he led a band in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and later played in Harlem at Connie's Inn with LeRoy Smith and in Atlantic City with Bobby Lee's Cotton Pickers; between November 1937 and September 1940 he worked with the Louis Armstrong Orchestra and, following a brief stay with Ella Fitzgerald, toured with Roy Eldridge's big band; formed the Rampart Street Paraders; in 1957 embarked on a fifteen-week State Department tour of Africa, in 1960 when the band appeared at the Cannes Jazz Festival in Antibes, France; died 03 January 1973 in New York, New York, United States)
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